Mr. Bobby Carter Barrett

Mr. Bobby Carter Barrett, age 71, of Buchanan, GA passed away Friday, June 24, 2022 in a Rome medical center.

He was born in Bartow County, GA on August 27, 1950 a son of Alvin “Bud” Barrett and JoAnn Ferguson Barrett.

Mr. Barrett had lived the greater part of his life in the Paulding and Polk county area. He was a member of the Narroway Baptist Church, enjoyed farming, was a former postal worker and was a retired tree surgeon having owned his own tree service.

Mr. Barrett was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy having served two tours in Vietnam. He had received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Gail Young.

He is survived by four children: Felicia Barrett, Derrick Barrett, Jeffery Barrett and Stewart Duane Barrett; a brother, Buddy Barrett; five sisters: Darlene Dunn, Shelia Pruitt, Janice Shortridge, Tonya Arnold and Sonya Moore; five grandchildren ; seven grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Narroway Baptist Church with Brother Jimmy Tibbitts officiating. Interment will follow in the Narroway Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites provided by the Honor Guard of Brown-Wright Post # 12 of the American Legion.

Pallbearers will include: Stephen Blackman, Jordan Blackman, Zachary Blackman, Jesse Perkins, Fred Lindsey and Jason Gunn.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Bobby Carter Barrett.

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